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International Intellectual Property Law

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ISBN13: 9789041106940
ISBN: 9041106944
Published: October 1997
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: £239.00



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Concentrating on international intellectual property law, this volume is a collection of works by current authors in the field. Their work is supplemented by numerous essays and notes prepared by the editors. The controlling provisions of the major treaties in the field are included in a comprehensive appendix.;The editors have organized the book according to the theories underlying the protection of international intellectual property rights. For example, they have considered the historical and philosophical foundation of copyright protection in the context of the protection of culture and personality, while issues regarding compulsory licensing to ensure public use of certain forms of intellectual property have been illustrated by examples drawn from patent protection. The problem of ""harmonization"" is addressed through many diverse examples from intellectual property protection. And the closely-related field of the protection of cultural patrimony is also included.

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Contents:
Part 1 Foundation: underlying theories of intellectual property protection.
Part 2 Issue areas: the cultural impact of intellectual property forms; neighbouring rights; the protection of cultural patrimony; beyond economics - the protection of authorship as a cultural value.
Part 3 Procedures and remedies: treaty regimes; registration, use and the process for formal protection of rights; remedies; government ""takings"" of intellectual property; extraterritoriality and the ""border"" problem; harmonization.
Part 4 Emerging battlefields: technological innovations; underdeveloped countries; emerging market economies.